The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

A sequel to Dead Samurai developed by independent studio Ska. The title is a brutal beat ’em up in which the player assumes the role of a samurai-dishwasher and his stepsister who are fighting dark forces. This time they must face vampires accompanied by robots and zombies. The developers implemented two scenarios that can be completed alone or in cooperation mode. The title also features fifty challenges in the arcade mode and the so-called “Dish Challenge” in which the players eliminate hordes of enemies. The gameplay of The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile focuses on the player constantly moving forward and eliminating dozens of enemies who sometimes are accompanied by stronger bosses. The player uses unusual weapons – the samurai can use a giant syringe and a “hammer of brutality” and his sister is equipped with a chainsaw. The title features unusual, comic-style graphics and dark, psychedelic atmosphere.

Microsoft Xbox 360
Game The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile (X360) Cover
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile | XBOX 360

Action, zombie, platform, about vampires, about Samurai

Companies responsible for The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

Ska Studios | game developer

Microsoft Studios | publisher   Official website

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile release date for XBOX 360:

game language:
English

06 April 2011 | Worldwide

06 April 2011 | Europe PAL

06 April 2011 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-2
Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 30 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.3 / 10 calculated out of 11 players' votes.  

PC / Windows
Game The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile (PC) Cover
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile | PC

Action, zombie, platform, about vampires, about Samurai

Companies responsible for The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

Ska Studios | game developer

Ska Studios | publisher   Official website

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile release date for PC:

game language:
English

12 May 2017 | Worldwide

12 May 2017 | Europe

12 May 2017 | USA

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-2
Expectations: 6.8 / 10 calculated out of 3 players' votes.  

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile is a brutal 2D action platform game developed for PC / Windows. One of the main protagonists in the game is the samurai-dishwasher known from the previous entry in the series titled Dead Samurai.

Plot

The main character is very unlucky and is frequently forced to fight the forces of darkness. This time the protagonist of The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile must face vampires accompanied by robots and zombies. The developers created two scenarios that can be played in two-player cooperation mode. One scenario focuses on the dishwasher while the other is about his stepsister who appeared in the previous game.

Mechanics

The gameplay mechanics are similar to the ones used in the first game in the series. The player must keep going forward and brutally eliminate hundreds of incoming enemies. From time to time he must also face stronger opponents, battles with whom are harder and more spectacular. The samurai can use unusual and deadly weapons like a rugged “Hammer of brutality” and a giant syringe. His sister has unusual equipment as well – instead of one of the arms, she has a chainsaw.

Game modes

Ska Studios included in the game fifty challenges as part of an arcade mode that enables the player to quickly and easily participate in a blood bath. The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile for PC / Windows also features “Dish Challenge”, a mode known from previous game in which the players can endlessly eliminate hordes of enemies.

Technical aspects

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile is a very brutal game filled with blood and torn parts of enemies. The title features atmospheric music and interesting graphics effects. The graphics style is similar to hand drawn comics and it uses dark and psychedelic tune.

Age Rating

age requirements: 18+

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz/Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.9 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD Graphics or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows 7
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD Graphics or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows Vista